"The Renaissance "arose within a maelstrom of enormously potent political, economic, and social change," writes Angela K. Nickerson in A Journey into Michelangelo's Rome, Roaring Forties Press' newest addition to their ArtPlace Series. "In Italy, the winds of change transformed a collection of warring principalities and city-states into a continent'smercantile and cultural powerhouse." Within that whirlwind, Michelangelo and his revolutionary talent helped shape Renaissance Rome and continues to haunt the Rome of today. Nickerson, an international tour guide who is married to a Roman, conveys a sense of the power Michelangelo's spirit still holds over locals and tourists today."
Read the entire review over at the Art Blog by Bob.